JaNell Gore

JaNell Gore Ja'Nell Gore is a student at Bakersfield College. In addition to writing for South Kern Sol, Ja'Nell is involved with several clubs at her school. Ja'Nell enjoys writing and listening to spoken word.

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Parents, teachers weigh in on reopening schools amid pandemic

July 22, 2020 / By

Kern County school districts are currently making decisions on how they are reopening in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

Census Bureau to fill 700 jobs in Kern, accepting applications now

July 13, 2020 / By

The U.S. Census Bureau is looking to hire 700 workers for temporary jobs available in Kern County for the 2020 Census and is accepting applications online. 

Hear Me by JaNell Gore

July 7, 2020 / By

Why are we rioting? 

Why are we turning to violence?

How DARE we fight fire with fire?

Coalition advocating to de-fund BPD calls for community to participate in City Council meeting

June 23, 2020 / By

Peoples Budget Bako, a grassroots coalition that advocates for defunding local law enforcement and reallocating funds to other community resources, is calling for the community to participate in tomorrow’s Bakersfield City council meeting.

Juneteenth helps officer grapple with rising tensions sweeping the nation

June 18, 2020 / By

In light of recent events and the Black Lives Matter Movement sweeping the nation, Ardath Downey has found herself torn.

‘We are one’: March brings Black Lives Matter supporters together to discuss de-funding police

June 17, 2020 / By

“It’s our duty to fight for our freedom. It’s our duty to win. We must love and support one another.

Kern behind state in Census response; new push for participation begins

June 11, 2020 / By

The U.S Census Bureau has begun dropping off 2020 Census questionnaire packets in Kern County. 

Census Bureau workers will make a stop at more than 9,000 homes throughout the County, according to the Census Bureau. 

Leaders discuss how community can forward Black Lives Matter movement

June 10, 2020 / By

Since the death of George Floyd people across the country have been expressing their anger and have been demanding change in law enforcement practices by protesting, looting, and people from all types of backgrounds using their platforms to speak out on the issue. 

COMMENTARY: My parents aren’t just essential for my family, they are essential to the entire community; that scares me

April 22, 2020 / By
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It’s common for children to be territorial of their parent’s time and affection. Children often fight for their parents’ attention, but children with parents who are essential workers — nurses, grocery store workers, farmworkers, first responders — can’t do that right now.

Local Olympic Trials qualifier Alex Collatz-Sellens remains hopeful during pandemic

April 3, 2020 / By

Local discus star Alex Collatz-Sellens has been preparing for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials for years.